ASTM-D5819 Standard Guide for Selecting Test Methods for Experimental Evaluation of Geosynthetic Durability

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Scope

1.1 This guide covers a designer/specifier through a systematic determination of those factors of the appropriate application environment that may affect the post-construction service life of a geosynthetic. Subsequently, test methods are recommended to facilitate an experimental evaluation of the durability of geosynthetics in a specified environment so that the durability can be considered in the design process.

(A) Functions are used in the context of this guide as terms that can be quantitatively described by standard tests or design techniques, or both.
(B) Other performance characteristics are qualitative descriptions that are not yet supported by standard tests or generally accepted design techniques.

Note—during the placement of fresh concrete in a geotextile flexible form, the geosynthetic functions temporarily as a filter to allow excess water to escape.

1.2 This guide is not intended to address durability issues associated with the manufacturing, handling, transportation, or installation environments.

1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Keywords

aging; degradation; durability; environment; exposure; geosynthetic; long-term performance;; ICS Number Code 19.020 (Test conditions and procedures in general); 59.080.70 (Geotextiles)

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04.13 (Geosynthetics)

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19.020 (Test conditions and procedures in general)

59.080.70 (Geotextiles Including geosynthetics)

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Document Number

ASTM-D5819-18

Revision Level

2018 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Feb. 1, 2018

Document Type

Guide

Page Count

11 pages

Committee Number

D35.02